BlackRock’s Post-Parkland Approach to Gun Makers: Black Mail

As you no doubt know, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Delta Airlines, Symantec Corp. and a brace of other media-sensitive corporations have cancelled discount programs they offered to NRA members. It was their way of conspicuously virtue signaling responding to the tragedy of the Parkland Valentine’s Day massacre and “doing something” about the growing problem of mass shootings […]

Dick’s Sporting Goods Supports Gun Control. And How!

The headline: Dick’s Sporting Goods stops selling “assault rifles” and “high capacity” magazines! In reality, Dick’s stopped selling modern sporting rifles and standard capacity ammunition magazines in 2012, after the Newtown massacre. Only their Field & Stream subsidiary continued to sell ARs and “hi-cap” mags. But here’s the thing . . . The company’s official statement […]

BREAKING: Dick’s Sporting Goods Stops Sales of “Assault Rifles,” “High-Capacity” Magazines and Firearms to Under 21’s

“Dick’s Sporting Goods is banning sales of assault weapons after the Parkland, Fla. school shooting,” reports. “The nation’s largest sporting goods retailer announced the move in an open letter and an appearance Wednesday by CEO Ed Stack on Good Morning America.” Wait. Didn’t Dick’s already pull the plug on AR sales? Yes but . […]

FedEx Official Statement: We Support “Assault Weapons” Ban and Magazine Capacity Limits — But Enjoy Your NRA Discount!

FedEx Corporation’s positions on the issues of gun policy and safety differ from those of the National Rifle Association (NRA). FedEx opposes assault rifles being in the hands of civilians . . . While we strongly support the constitutional right of U.S. citizens to own firearms subject to appropriate background checks, FedEx views assault rifles […]

Machine Gun Madness Part 2: Electric Boogaloo

I was slogging through some of the saved bookmarks on my desktop this morning. I stumbled on an old article about a human factors guru named Earl Weiner. Since my last post on TTAG discussing guns, human factors and an Airbus A320 went over so well I figured I’d write a little bit about how Weiner’s […]

BREAKING: Remington Filing for Bankruptcy, Cerberus Surrenders Ownership to Creditors

Press release: Remington Outdoor Company Announces Restructuring Support Agreement with Creditors for a Comprehensive Financial Restructuring and $145 million of New Capital Normal Operations Will Continue During Restructuring Period Remington’s Liquidity and Competitiveness Enhanced All Claims including Trade Payables to be Honored Madison, NC – February 12, 2018 – Remington Outdoor Company (“Remington” or “the Company”) […]

Remington Preparing for Bankruptcy

“Remington Outdoor Company Inc, one of the largest U.S. makers of firearms, has reached out to banks and credit investment funds in search of financing that will allow it to file for bankruptcy,” reports. “The move comes as Remington reached a forbearance agreement with its creditors this week following a missed coupon payment on […]